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Cotton is watered on the UGA Tifton campus in 2014. Irrigation equipment needs to be serviced before the production season begins. CAES News
SIRP Field Day
University of Georgia research on the use of irrigation in high-value Georgia crops, like cotton, peanuts, soybeans and corn, will be at the center of the annual field day at C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park (SIRP) in Camilla, Georgia, on Thursday, July 27. The event is set to begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m.
Cotton being harvested. CAES News
Cotton Diseases
In addition to root-knot nematodes and target spot disease, Georgia cotton farmers should be prepared to fight bacterial blight, said University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait.
UGA Extension peanut entomologist Mark Abney does a demonstration on insect scouting. CAES News
Scouting Schools
The annual University of Georgia Insect Scouting Schools are open to farmers, consultants and those interested in learning how to diagnose insect damage on high-value agricultural crops like cotton, peanuts and soybeans.
Cotton is watered on the UGA Tifton campus in 2014. Irrigation equipment needs to be serviced before the production season begins. CAES News
Cotton Irrigation
Decreasing irrigation for cotton crops during the early season may not affect yields and could save growers more than 54,000 gallons of water per acre, according to University of Georgia researchers.
Cotton being harvested. CAES News
Cotton Sustainability
A University of Georgia student’s survey of the cotton industry found that the crop, once “king” in Georgia, can compete with synthetic fibers and will continue to be economically and environmentally feasible into the future.
Cotton being harvested. CAES News
Cotton Outlook
Georgia growers can expect to make at least 5 to 6 cents more per pound of cotton than they received this time last year, according to Don Shurley, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension cotton economist.
Joe West (third from left), assistant dean of the UGA Tifton Campus, shakes hands with Tom Stallings, owner of Funston Gin in Funston, Georgia. Stallings donated cotton-harvesting equipment to UGA's C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park (SIRP), which West oversees. Also pictured are SIRP employees (left to right) Ivey Griner, Superintendent Calvin Perry and B.J. Washington. CAES News
Cotton Equipment Donation
A south Georgia cotton gin is helping the University of Georgia’s C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park (SIRP) harvest cotton more efficiently thanks to their donation of a cotton module builder and cotton boll buggy.
Healthy peanuts compared to peanuts infected with white mold disease. CAES News
La Nina Weather Pattern
A La Nina weather pattern is providing warmer winter temperatures for Georgia residents, sparking farmers’ concerns about potential plant diseases at the start of production season in early spring.
Peng Chee is a cotton breeder on the UGA Tifton Campus. CAES News
Cotton Breeding
UGA cotton breeder Peng Chee’s groundbreaking research in molecular genetics provides Georgia cotton farmers with root-knot-nematode-resistant cotton varieties. It has also garnered Chee national recognition.